4 Days Morocco Itinerary from Fes to Marrakech Desert tour

Uncover the beauty of Morocco’s landscapes in 4 Days from Fes to Marrakech desert tour. Experience a camel trek and enjoy glamping under the stars. Discover hidden gems, visit ancient Kasbahs, and learn about Berber culture – an unforgettable experience awaits. Limited availability, exclusive discounts—book now!

BEST Fes to Marrakech desert tour 4 Days Morocco Itinerary
Fes to Marrakech: 3-Day Best Morocco Desert Tour
  • 4 Days/ 3 Nights
  • Private Vehicle
  • Distance: 1115 KM
  • Guided Tours
  • Half Board
  • Accommodation

Tour Description: 4 Days Desert Tour Itinerary from Fes to Marrakech

4 Day tour from Fes to Merzouga Desert

Embark on an unforgettable 4-day tour from Fez to Marrakech filled with breathtaking landscapes, cultural experiences, and luxurious accommodations. Begin by discovering the charming town of Ifrane and the stunning Cedar Forest. Then, travel through the remarkable valley of Ziz and behold the beauty of the Erg Chebbi dunes while experiencing a thrilling camel ride at sunset. Spend a night under the stars in a luxurious camp in Merzouga Desert.

Journey along the awe-inspiring Road of a Thousand Kasbahs, and explore the Todra Gorge and Dades Canyons. Afterward, enjoy a scenic drive across the Rose Valley, and uncover the famed Ouarzazate Film Studio and the fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou. Lastly, traverse the majestic High Atlas Mountains before ending your journey in Marrakech. This tour promises to leave you with cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

What to Expect in Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour 4 Days

4 Days in Morocco Itinerary
  • Discover the charming town of Ifrane and the mystical Cedar Forest
  • Experience a thrilling camel ride at sunset in the Erg Chebbi dunes
  • Spend an incredible night under the stars at a luxury desert camp
  • Explore the majestic Todra Gorge, Dades Canyons & Atlas Mountains
  • Journey along the awe-inspiring Road of a Thousand Kasbahs & Lush Valleys
  • Uncover the Hollywood magic of Ouarzazate Film Studio & Ait Ben Haddou

Detailed Itinerary: 4-Day Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech

4 Days Morocco Desert tour itinerary

1st Day: Fes » Ifrane » Cedar Forest » Ziz valley » Merzouga: Camel ride & Luxury Glamping (7-hour drive)

Begin your adventure with a morning pick-up from your riad in Fes and embark on a breathtaking journey, driving through Morocco’s stunning terrain. First stop is Ifrane, a charming town known for its alpine architecture and natural beauty. Take in the fresh mountain air and admire the unique European-style buildings that line the streets.

Next, explore the nearby cedar forest, where you’ll have the chance to capture photos of monkeys swinging from tree to tree. Subsequently, the journey continues through an awe-inspiring landscape en route to Midelt, where a tasty lunch awaits amidst the majestic mountains.

Afterward, head towards the magnificent Sahara desert. Upon reaching, experience the thrill of riding a camel through the towering Erg Chebbi dunes. Witness a remarkable sunset that will leave you in awe of the beauty of the desert. Later, upon your arrival at the luxury desert camp, enjoy a delightful dinner under the stars, followed by live Berber music around an open-fire. Lastly, spend the night in the comfort of your luxury tent, surrounded by the tranquility of the desert. This is an experience you will never forget.

√ Overnight: Merzouga Desert Camp

√ Included Meals: Dinner

2nd Day: Merzouga Off-Road Tour: Explore Dar Gnawa » Nomads » Desert Oasis (2.5-hour drive)

Start your day by watching the breathtaking sunrise over the sand dunes. Following a refreshing breakfast, get ready to set off on an exciting desert adventure in a 4×4 vehicle through the enchanting Merzouga region. The first stop on your journey will be at an oasis nestled in the heart of the Sahara desert. From there, continue to the Khamlia village, where you can experience the vibrant live music of Gnawa.

Continuing your journey, be sure to keep a watchful eye out for the elusive fennec roaming around. Additionally, stop at the Galb Nass Mountains to capture an incredible panoramic view of the Erg Chebbi dunes and catch a glimpse of the nomads’ tents. Afterward, share a cup of tea with the hospitable nomads and gain valuable insights into their unique way of life.

Next, savor a delicious Berber pizza for lunch before heading to your riad. Upon arrival, check-in and relax in the swimming pool or venture on a thrilling quad bike or dune buggy tour. Finally, conclude your day with a well-deserved rest in the comfort of your luxurious riad.

√ Overnight: Merzouga

√ Included Meals: Breakfast and dinner

3rd Day: Merzouga » Erfoud » Todra Gorge » Dades Valley (4-hour drive)

Get ready for an unforgettable journey through some of the most stunning landscapes that Morocco has to offer. Along the way, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the fascinating Fossils Factory, where you can learn about the unique activity that has gained fame in this region.

Continuing on your journey to the astonishing Todra Gorge—a natural wonder that attracts nature lovers and climbers from all over the world. Take a leisurely walking tour along the awe-inspiring 300-meter-high gorge and marvel at the stunning views that surround you.

After your exhilarating walk, treat yourself to a delectable lunch before continuing your journey toward the Dades Gorge. Upon arrival, settle into your Riad and relax amidst the beautiful surrounding landscape. Get ready for even more thrilling adventures that await you the next day.

√ Overnight: Dades Gorge

√ Included Meals: Breakfast and dinner

4th Day: Dades Gorge » Rose Valley » Ouarzazate » High Atlas Mountains » Marrakech (6-hour drive)

Start your day with a delightful breakfast before venturing out to explore the stunning Dades Gorge. Wander through the gorge, taking in the spectacular panoramic views of the valley adorned with impressive rock formations, locally known as ‘monkey-fingers’. After soaking in the beauty of the scenery, continue your journey along the scenic road of a thousand Kasbahs and the picturesque valley of roses towards the city of Ouarzazate.

While in Ouarzazate, visit the world-famous Atlas Studio, where iconic films such as Gladiator and Game of Thrones were filmed. Afterward, delve into the ancient village of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with its winding alleys and timeless charm.

Later, enjoy a sumptuous lunch before embarking on a journey through the majestic Atlas Mountains, offering awe-inspiring landscapes perfect for capturing memories. Finally, arrive in the enchanting city of Marrakech, where you’ll be dropped off at your chosen location. Our Morocco desert tour guarantees an unforgettable experience, leaving you with memories to cherish for a lifetime.

√ Included Meals: Breakfast

Important Note

What you see here is just a suggested plan for your 4 days tour from Fes to Marrakech itinerary. If it doesn’t quite match what you have in mind, don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re all about creating a tour that fits your preferences and specific duration.

Our tours from Fes cover all that the Moroccan desert has to offer, and here’s the deal: the more friends you bring along, the lower the cost per person. We split the fixed transportation fee among everyone, and the overall price also depends on your choice of accommodation, varying with options such as 3-star, 4-star, or 5-star hotels.

For the exact cost and all the details, contact us. We’re here to make your trip just right for you.

4 Days Desert Tour from Fes to Marrakech Price/Cost

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Price Includes
Price Excludes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off services.
  • Tour in an air-conditioned vehicle throughout 4 Days in Morocco.
  • Hand-picked English-speaking driver.
  • 2-night stay in carefully selected Hotel/Riad.
  • 1-night stay in a Deluxe desert camp (Private Tent).
  • Daily Dinner and Breakfast.
  • Camel trek and Sand-boarding.
  • Leisure time to stroll through gorges, explore kasbahs, capture photos, and more.
  • Lunches, drinks and any Private Expenses.
  • Tips for your tour guide & driver (the amount is at your discretion).

Frequently Asked Questions

How many days do I need in Fes? 1 or 2 Days?

To fully experience Fes, it is recommended to spend at least two to three days in the city. Begin with a guided tour of the Medina, exploring its hidden treasures and iconic sites like the Karaouine Mosque, Al-Attarine Madrasa & Chouara Tannery. Take a day to navigate the Medina’s souks and immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere. If time allows, consider a day trip to the blue city of Chefchaouen, located approximately 200 kilometers away. This picturesque town offers stunning views and a charming ambiance. While two days are sufficient for a basic visit, extending your stay allows for a more immersive and leisurely exploration of Fes.

How far is Merzouga Desert from Fes?

The majestic Merzouga Desert lies at a distance of around 463 kilometers (287 miles) from the vibrant city of Fes. Embarking on this enchanting journey from Fes to the mesmerizing Merzouga sand dunes unveils a tapestry of awe-inspiring sceneries and captivating stops, creating an unforgettable adventure for travelers. Prepare to be enthralled as you traverse this remarkable distance, immersing yourself in the beauty of the landscapes that unfold before your eyes.

Why should I choose a private tour?

Booking a private tour offers a unique and personalized experience tailored to your interests. You enjoy privacy, comfort, and the freedom to customize the itinerary and pace. With exclusive access and an expert guide dedicated to your group, you gain a deeper understanding of the destinations. While private tours can be more expensive, the benefits outweigh the cost for those seeking an exceptional and unforgettable travel experience.

What should I pack for a desert tour?

It’s recommended to pack comfortable clothing suitable for warm weather during the day and cooler temperatures at night. Essentials include sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, a scarf for protection from the desert wind, comfortable shoes for walking, and a small backpack for personal items. It’s also advisable to bring a camera to capture the stunning landscapes and memorable moments.

What are the activities in Merzouga Desert?

  • Camel Trekking: Enjoy a camel ride through the majestic Sahara desert, immersing yourself in the serene landscape.
  • Sand-boarding: Slide down the sandy slopes of the dunes on a sand-board, experiencing the thrill of this desert sport.
  • Desert Camping: Spend a night in a desert camp, where you can relax, enjoy traditional Moroccan cuisine, and marvel at the starry night sky.
  • Quad Biking: Embark on an adrenaline-filled quad bike ride across the desert, exploring the sandy terrain and experiencing the exhilaration of off-road riding.
  • Dune Buggy Rides: Hop on a dune buggy and embark on an adventure across the dunes. These off-road vehicles offer a thrilling and fast-paced experience in the desert.
  • Off-Road Adventures: Embark on off-road excursions in 4×4 vehicles, exploring the rugged desert landscape, visiting hidden oases, and discovering remote areas not easily accessible by regular vehicles.

How long is the Camel ride in Erg Chebbi Sand dunes?

The camel trek is about an hour, with a break in the heart of the desert in order to witness the sunset. If you prefer to walk, then you can walk alongside our camel caravan, but bear in mind that walking in the sand can be tiring.

Whether you choose to embrace the adventure of a camel ride or opt for the convenience of a 4×4 transfer, the choice is yours. Erg Chebbi’s enchanting desert camp awaits, promising an unforgettable getaway amidst the breathtaking dunes.

Is Wi-Fi available in the desert Camp?

Wi-Fi availability in the desert camps can vary depending on the specific camp you choose. Some desert camps may offer Wi-Fi access to their guests, while others may not have this facility available.

How far is Merzouga Desert from Marrakech?

It takes around 9–10 hours drive to get to Merzouga desert from Marrakech, approximately 563 kilometers (350 miles). But it’s possible to break up this long journey with overnight stops, either in Ouarzazate or Dades Gorge along the way.

How many days do I need in Marrakech? 2 or 3 Days?

The number of days you need in Marrakech is at least 2 days to fully explore and experience the city’s rich culture, history, and attractions. Discover 10 best things to do in Marrakech

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Are you planning an international trip and wondering about the complexities of visa applications? Unfortunately, we cannot offer you a visa application service, but we can provide you with valuable insights into understanding whether you need one or not. The visa application process can be intricate, but fear not; we’ve compiled a comprehensive guide to help you navigate through the basics.

Do I Need a Visa?

The necessity for a visa depends on your nationality and your intended travel destination. Let’s break it down for you:

1. Check Your Nationality

Firstly, identify your home country and its visa agreements with the country you plan to visit. If there is no existing visa agreement, you will likely need to apply for a visa in advance of your departure.

2. Understand Visa Requirements by Country

Here’s a quick guide for citizens of specific countries:

a. US Citizens

Great news for Americans! US citizens typically don’t need a visa for many destinations. Nevertheless, always double-check the specific requirements for your chosen location.

b. UK Citizens

Likewise, citizens of the United Kingdom usually enjoy visa-free travel to most countries. Confirm the details based on your intended destination.

c. Australian Citizens

Australians often have the privilege of visa-free travel to various places. Before you pack, verify the visa requirements for your chosen destination.

d. New Zealand Citizens

If you’re a citizen of New Zealand, you likely won’t need a visa for many destinations. Still, it’s wise to check the specific requirements for your intended travel spot.

Special Note: Morocco

Good news for those planning a trip to Morocco! Citizens of most countries, including the ones mentioned above, typically don’t require a visa for Morocco. It’s a visa-free destination for many travelers.

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Unforgettable 4-Day Morocco Desert Tour Itinerary from Fes to Marrakech

Our journey into the Sahara Desert was made truly memorable by Moha, our dedicated private driver. Moha not only provided friendly and informative commentary at each stop but also catered attentively to our preferences for dining and stay timings. Morocco, with its rich history, vibrant culture, intriguing contradictions, breathtaking geography, and delectable cuisine, proved to be a treasure trove of experiences.

Opting for the luxury camp in the desert was a decision that significantly enhanced our adventure. Special thanks to Moha for orchestrating this unforgettable 4-day Fes to Marrakech desert tour, ensuring our safety at every step. We eagerly look forward to the possibility of returning, and when we do, it will undoubtedly be with Morocco Tabiarte Tours.

22 November 2023

4 Days from Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour

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Outstanding 4-Day Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour

Morocco Tabiarte Tours tailored a four-day private journey from Fes to Marrakech to our preferences. Highlights included two nights in Merzouga with a camel ride and a night at a Dades Gorge hotel.

Our guide, Moha, was exceptional, providing a cheerful and accommodating experience. His engaging stories and discussions about Moroccan culture added depth to the journey. Travelling in a safe Toyota Land Cruiser, Moha ensured a smooth ride—highly recommended.

One day was spent exploring desert dunes, visiting the Gnawa tribe, and connecting with nomadic people over tea—an enriching experience. The Morocco Tabiarte Tours team’s professional handling of tour planning and prompt email responses were commendable.

13 November 2023

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Pleasurable 4-Day Morocco Itinerary from Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour

Our private tour with Morocco Tabiarte Tours was nothing short of fabulous. The attractions were incredible, each with its unique charm. The van provided comfort and ample space, and the hotels and camp they arranged were amazing. The highlight, undoubtedly, was our exceptional guide, Moha. Understanding our focus on photography, physical capabilities, and interests, Moha shared an unbelievable wealth of knowledge about every spot. Having him as our guide felt like gaining a new friend. We highly recommend MTT and would gladly choose them again.

20 October 2023
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